Hadong and Gurye

  Countryside charms and nature's beauty await along the banks of the Seomjingang River   Gazing southeast, the sun rises slowly but surely over the horizon. The Seomjingang River’s pristine waters reflect the morning light…

Old Is New Again

Young entrepreneurs use old buildings to give Seoul new life   “Dull, inert cities, it is true, do contain the seeds of their own destruction and little else. But lively, diverse, intense cities contain the seeds of their own regeneration,…

Bringing Korean to the World

King Sejong Institute Foundation President Song Hyangkeun teaches the Korean language to global learners

The Secrets Behind ‘Super Secret’

Webtoon artist EON discusses what makes her popular online comic go

Creating Through Play

Annie Ko and Toby Hwang of Love X Stereo bring Korean indie music to a global audience

Melodious Colors Beneath a Pool of Black

Black String brings Korean traditional music to a global audience

Helping, Healing, Writing

Author Krys Lee says what she needs to say in ‘How I Became a North Korean’

More than Meets the Eye

Illusion artist Yoon Dain explores human depth by making herself a canvas

Reconceptualizing the Traditional

Fashion designer Kim Young-Jin of Tchai Kim brings the hanbok into the 21st century

Bridging the Cultural Divide

China expert Ryu Jaeyun strives to make China accessible to Western audiences

Architecture as problem solving

Practicality meets art in architect Kim Chanjoong’s extraordinary designs